T20 World Cup selection takes centrestage as DC face MI

Amidst intense training in the sweltering heat, IPL players like Axar Patel and Rishabh Pant aim to secure T20 World Cup spots. This is a time when each IPL performance counts, with the selection for the upcoming T20 World Cup due soon. At a time when Indian cricket seems to be grappling with workload-management issues, one could see Hardik Pandya going full throttle with the ball in high heat and Axar Patel turning up for a lengthy nets session barely 40 hours after playing a tough match against Gujarat Titans.